2018 AST #2
Dates: 11/14/2018

Dade County AST
Speech & Debate Tournament

Dear Coaches:

We would like to extend an invitation to you and your team to participate in the Miami-Dade  AST - debate tournament to be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Christopher Columbus HS, many thanks to Randall Martinez for hosting!  These tournaments are great opportunities for students who are new to forensics to participate in a “mini-tournament”.  Registration will be on joyoftournaments.com. 

Time: Registration – 3:15– 3:45PM   TBA

Tournament Begins – 4:00 PM

Location:   Christopher Columbus HS

3000 SW 87th Ave
Miami, FL 33165 

SPEECH EVENTS -  We Will Have The Following IE Events:  DEC, DP, DUO, MX, POI (Different From OI), and OO

BIG QUESTIONS (Students May Compete As A Team Or Individually)

Resolved: Humans are primarily driven by self-interest.

LD   - will use the November/December LD Topic 

Resolved: In a democracy, the public’s right to know ought to be valued above the right to privacy of candidates for public office.

PFD  - will use the November/December  Topic 

Resolved: The United States federal government should impose price controls on the pharmaceutical industry.

Number Of Rounds:  2 in each event

STUDENT CONGRESS - The Tournament Will Provide Legislation For Student Congress – BUT we will also accept any legislation submitted. Please submit legislation by November 2, 2018 to 

Varsity Team Members Can Judge At All ASTs Unless Otherwise Noted

Cost:  $7 – Big Questions Is Free

Awards Will Be Given Immediately Following The Tournament

Carol Cecil – ccecil@dadeschools.net    Questions – Call Carol Cecil (305) 342-9485


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